Software Engineer

  • 113 Loop St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a leading international digital gaming company, underpinned by superior talent and technology. We operate a multi-branded strategy, using a combination of proprietary and licensed software to provide online bingo and slot gaming and a social gaming mobile application. Every day, millions of people worldwide enjoy our products - which includes meccabingo.com and grosvenorcasinos.com - on their mobiles, tablets and desktops.

Job Description

Software Engineering at Rank:

  • Making sure they have the knowledge of the system they are working with
  • Understanding the requirements and identifying conflicts or potential risks before coding
  • Designing a solution and presenting to the team so it can be polished if required and owned by all
  • Being comfortable with legacy systems and compromises, but aiming for the change in the right direction
  • Being responsible for creating a deployment plan which includes valuable tests and ensures stability
     

Things you'll need to know about:

  • Java 8, Spring, SpringBoot, Spring Cloud
  • Testing tools like Junit. Wiremock and Cucumber are on our horizon too.
  • Relational databases.
  • Containers and container orchestration. Currently we use Docker Swarm and Kubernetes.
  • Version control - we use git.
  • Agile, in particular scrum.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, whether it's spoken, written or collaboration over documentation.
  • ...and most importantly - a willingness and ability to learn new things!

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree or equivalent qualification desirable (ideally in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a similar discipline);
  • Excellent background on Agile methodologies (Scrum, eXtreme Programing, Kanban, Lean);
  • Excellent background of Agile practices (TDD, BDD, Coding Standards, Peer Review, Collective Ownership, Whole Team, Frequent Release, Continuous Integration);
  • Strong knowledge regarding Object Oriented Design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis;
  • Understanding of SOLID principles;
  • Passionate about quality code;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to interact professionally with a diverse group of people;
  • Experience implementing scalable software systems and platforms. Experience with software optimisation;
  • Expert knowledge in building REST APIs
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
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